“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Violence against women has been described as “perhaps the most shameful human rights violation, and the most pe
Militarism Facts & Impacts on Women & Girls
This year's EFA Global Monitoring Report provides a timely reminder of the history, the ideas and the values on which
The year 2010 may well be remembered as a watershed year when activists and journalists used new technology to speak
2011 marks the anniversary of two important events in refugee protection.
Women in Uganda have protested against their breasts being checked for bombs at entry points to public places.
The issue of women's rights was used as a political tool by the government and other entities in 2010, according to a
In a dimly lit room at the back of an Afghan house, 21-year-old Zahara is crouched on a plank of wood weaving a large
Pregnant mothers in Bel'ubui administrative area, Southern Red Sea region, are now able to regularly make medical che
The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has pledged anew to help the new administration c
In one of the worst areas of maternal care in the world, a health advocacy is teaching Indian women the three big fac
Zimbabwe Women in Trade and Development, a non-profit making Trust (ZWITAD), has received $50 000 from FBC Bank Limit
In Kyrgyzstan, bride kidnapping is considered an old tradition.
In late December, Turkmenistan is due to submit a regular report to the United Nations on how it is meeting its oblig
It has been said that the conditions of women and children reflect the state of affairs of that country.
With sharp minds, inquisitive souls, and iron wills, they are an 11-strong group of top-level women scientists in agr
Despite widespread criticism, the number of discriminatory bylaws continues to increase across the country, a leading
Aid agencies and donors are still failing to take into account the relief and security needs of women displaced by di
The "No to Oppressing Women" Initiative, which focuses on the rights of Sudanese women, was preparing to ho
Afabet — Women in Afabet sub-zone are leading improved lifestyle thanks to the loan opportunity that encouraged
The modern Indonesian women's movement began in the early 1900s, hand-in-hand with the growing nationalism in the cou
The present report is the third submitted to the Human Rights Council by the present Special Rapporteur, and the elev
Riyadh al-Ashqar, spokesman of the P.A.
A French envoy on Saturday described the human rights situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo as a "shipwr
December 18, 2010 (KHARTOUM) — Sudanese authorities arrested a rights activist for hosting a meeting to prepare
Addis Ababa, 3 December 2010 – With support from JRS, a group of refugee women have recently launched a beauty
Nine years after religiously conservative Taliban fighters forced women into hiding, many have emerged from the shado
Every day after school, Puoet Sokhea comes home to a ramshackle hut in Rovieng district, Preah Vihear province, and b
Nairobi/Khartoum - A human rights watchdog has called on Sudan to end the practice of lashing and refrain from arrest
At 4am, Abdul Malek and his pregnant wife were in a rented car heading to Boost Hospital in Lashkargah, capital of so
A new Senate committee urges the government to put women's rights in Afghanistan at the top of its priority list for
Global Report of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) "State of the World Population 2010" was launch
The Karen are one of the largest ethnic groups in Burma, with a population estimated to be around 7 million.
Khartoum, Sudan -- A YouTube video of Sudanese police officers laughing as they publicly flogged a pleading, fleeing
The three Somali women sat huddled together in a corner of an empty, dusty room in a camp for displaced people in nor
Algeria's National Consultative Committee on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (CNCPPDH) held a conference
OVER 80% of women in northern Uganda are denied the right to own property.The remark was made by Gulu chief magistrat
The whole world was shocked after a video was leaked on you tube last week showing a Sudanese woman being lashed at A
A JOINT study by Fiji School of Medicine and the World Health Organisation revealed that majority of women who are vi
The analysis of the current context in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) makes obvious the existing persistence
Unnoticed by many, Kazakhstan now ranks ahead of some of its EU partners according to the World Economic Forum's Glob
The International Criminal Court, the first permanent tribunal set up to prosecute individuals for genocide, war crim
11/12/2010 - Maternal mortality rates in Somalia are much too high.